About Us

Scarlett Janusas Archaeology Inc. initially got its start under a different name (Scarlett Janusas and Associates Inc.) back in 1985. We’ve continued to grow and evolve over time, and are now one of the most respected archaeological and heritage consulting firms in the province of Ontario. We’ve grown into a company that is able to provide services anywhere in the province of Ontario and the services we offer are all encompassing including land and marine archaeology, development of heritage and archaeological management plans, cultural heritage evaluations and cultural heritage impact assessments, and education programs tailored to our client’s special needs. We are reliable, efficient, and provide our expertise and knowledge to all of our projects.


Our Company:

SCARLETT JANUSAS ARCHAEOLOGY INC. is a corporation that offers archaeological services (land and underwater) and education programmes.  We work anywhere in the Province of Ontario.  SJAI has staff that are licenced with the province to conduct Stage 1 to 4 archaeological assessments, are experts in underwater (marine) archaeology and develop and offer specialized education programmes.   Our projects have included areas no more than 200 square feet to 87,000 square kilometres in size.  From small residential additions, aggregate pits, residential and commercial subdivisons, green energy projects and expansive transmission/utility lines – we have you covered!

Our commitment to our clients is multifold. First, we assure the client by having all of the correct permits/licencing in place prior to the beginning of any project.  Second, we have a proven track record of efficiency in the field, lab and office and of meeting tight timelines.  Third, we ensure that all of our reports detailing the fieldwork and results are thorough and accurate.

ERA ARCHITECTS – SJAI has partnered with ERA Architects for any cultural heritage assessment work. ERA Architects provides Architecture, heritage conservation, adaptive reuse, urban and rural planning, and landscape and urban design. In practice since 1990, ERA Architects Inc. has over 85 staff members based in Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa. The founding principals of ERA are members of the Ontario Association of Architects and the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP), and are Fellows of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. For more information on individual staff members go to: http://www.eraarch.ca

Where We’re Going:

We ensure our staff and associates provide the latest in technological advances in archaeological and heritage assessments, and keep pace with changing legislation and emphasis on archaeology and heritage.

Where We Do It:

SJAI provides all services anywhere in the province.  We currently have two offices.  Our head office is located in Tobermory, Ontario and we have a branch office in Owen Sound.   Sometimes with large projects we set up temporary office, field and lab headquarters to provide the most efficient management of the project.